Westerville Central High School

  • Westerville Central High School serves 1,718 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Westerville Central High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.
  • Westerville Central High School operates within the Westerville City School District.
  • Westerville City School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the Ohio state average of 82%.

Top Placements

Westerville Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Westerville Central High School's student population of 1718 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,718 students
Westerville Central High School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Westerville Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Westerville Central High School Total Teachers (2005-2016)
Students by GradeWesterville Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Westerville Central High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westerville Central High School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
61%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
55%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
Westerville Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2016)
Asian
2%
2%
Westerville Central High School Asian Students (2006-2016)
Hispanic
7%
5%
Westerville Central High School Black Students (2006-2016)
Black
21%
16%
Westerville Central High School Black Students (2006-2016)
White
65%
71%
Westerville Central High School White Students (2006-2016)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Westerville Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWesterville Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownOH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.24
Westerville Central High School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Graduation Rate
92%
82%
Westerville Central High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
Westerville Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
Westerville Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Westerville Central High School is Westerville City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 842 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westerville City School District's student population of 14,802 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,791 in this district is less than the state average of $12,304. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,767 is less than the state average of $11,580. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWesterville City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    22
    2
    Number of Students Managed14,802866
    Westerville City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    61%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    63%
    55%
    District Graduation Rate
    90%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$173 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$158 MM$10 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,791$12,304
    District Spending / Student$10,767$11,580
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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